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Pediatric Trauma Center

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center equipped and designated to provide the highest level of care possible to children and adolescents who have experienced severe and life-threatening injuries. Trauma services are performed by a dedicated trauma team, available 24/7 to treat the needs of children with acute and urgent illnesses and injuries. 

Pediatric Trauma Center

Our helipad, located on the roof of Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, enables the rapid transfer of patients requiring immediate interventions while our ground transport team enables us to reach children who might otherwise not have access to care.

Our entire healthcare team is committed to ensuring that all aspects of patient- and family-centered care are addressed. Information sharing and collaboration between families fosters better health outcomes, greater patient satisfaction and improved quality of care. The multidisciplinary care team includes experts in all pediatric specialties including:

YNHCH and child safety

car seat safety

A key component of the trauma center involves injury prevention. The center is a designated Injury Free Site by the Injury Free Coalition for Kids.

As part of Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital's commitment to supporting child safety, the hospital and Kohl's Cares are Teaming Up to Improve Child Safety
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Car seat safety guidelines



 

Physicians may arrange for the transport of a child or adolescent with trauma from another hospital, 24/7, by calling our Pediatric Consultation Y Access Line: (888) 964-4233.

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